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'''Herbert George''' "'''H. G.'''" '''Wells''' [http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wells_h_g "Wells, H. G."]. Revised 20 May 2015. ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (sf-encyclopedia.com). Retrieved 2015-08-22. Entry by 'JC/BS', John Clute and Brian Stableford. (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is called a "father of science fiction", along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.Adam Charles Roberts (2000), [https://books.google.com/books?id=IRw_MIPjnXwC&pg=PA48 "The History of Science Fiction", page 48]. In ''Science Fiction'', Routledge, ISBN 0-415-19204-8. His most notable science fiction works include ''The Time Machine'' (1895), ''The...
Birth nameHerbert George Wells
Birth date{{birth date|1866|9|21|df=y}}
Birth placeBromley, Kent, United Kingdom
Death date{{death date and age|1946|8|13|1866|9|21|df=y}}
Death placeRegent's Park, London, United Kingdom
Resting place| occupation = Novelist, teacher, historian, journalist
Alma materRoyal College of Science (Imperial College London)
Years active1895–1946
GenreScience fiction (notably social science fiction), social realism
Subject World history, progress
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